IELTS MASTER | IELTS Listening Test 47

IELTS Listening Test 47

Part 1: Questions 1-10
Complete the notes below. Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS OR A NUMBER.

Notes for holiday
Travel information: will email the flight number

• Must find out which (1) arriving at
• Best taxi company (2)
• Note: Simon lives in the (3) of the city
• Simon’s cell phone number (4)

What to pack
To wear:
• Casual clothes
• One smart dress – to wear at a (5)
• A good (6)
• Tough (7)

To read:
• Try to find book named (8) by Rox Campbell

For presents:
• For Janice (9)
• For Alec (10) (with racing pictures)

Part 2: Questions 11-16
Choose the correct letter A, B or C.

Camber’s theme park
11. According to the speaker, in what way is Camber’s different from other theme parks?
A it is suitable for different age groups
B it offers lots to do in wet weather
C it has a focus on education

12. The park first opened in
A 1980
B 1997
C 2004

13. What is included in the entrance fee?
A most rides and parking
B all rides and some exhibits
C parking and all rides

14. Becoming a member of the Adventurers Club means
A you can avoid queuing so much
B you can enter the park free for a year
C you can visit certain zones closed to other people

15. The Future Farm zone encourages visitors to
A buy animals as pets
B learn about the care of animals
C get close to the animals

16. When is hot food available in the park?
A 10 am – 5.30 pm
B 11 am – 5 pm
C 10.30 am – 5 pm

Questions 17-20

What special conditions apply to the following rides?

Choose FOUR answers from the list below and write correct letter A-F next to the questions 17-20

Special conditions for visitors
A Must be over a certain age
B Must use special safety equipment
C Must avoid it if they have health problems
D Must wear a particular type of clothing
E Must be over a certain height
F Must be accompanied by an adult if under 16

17. River Adventure
18. Jungle Jim Rollercoaster
19. Swoop Slide
20. Zip Go-carts

Part 3: Questions 21 and 22
Choose TWO letters A-E.

What TWO things do Brad and Helen agree to say about listening in groups?
A Listening skills are often overlooked in business training
B Learning to listen well is a skill that is easy for most people to learn
C It is sometimes acceptable to argue against speakers
D Body language is very important when listening
E Listeners should avoid interrupting speakers

Questions 23 and 24
Choose TWO letters A-E.

What TWO things does the article say about goal setting?
A Meetings should start with a clear statement of goals
B It is important for each individual’ goals to be explained
C Everybody in the group should have the same goals
D Goals should be a mix of the realistic and the ideal
E Goals must always to be achievable within a set time

Questions 25 and 26
Choose TWO letters A-E.

What TWO things do Brad and Helen agree are weak points in the article’s section on conflict resolution?
A It does not explore the topic in enough detail
B It only discusses conservative views
C It says nothing about the potential value of conflict
D It talks too much about winners and losers
E It does not provide definitions of key terms

Questions 27-30

What actions do Brad and Helen agree to do regarding the following preparation tasks?

Choose FOUR answers from the list below and write the correct letter A-F next to questions 27-30.

A Contact the tutor for clarification
B Check the assignment specifications
C Leave it until the last task
D Ask a course-mate to help
E Find information on the internet
F Look through course handbooks

Preparation tasks
27. Preparing the powerpoint
28. Using direct quotations
29. Creating a handout
30. Drawing up a bibliography

Part 4: Questions 31-40
Complete the notes below. Write ONE WORD ONLY for each answer.

Engineering for sustainable development

• Short growing season because of high altitude and low (31)
• Fresh vegetables imported by lorry or by (32) , so are expensive
• Need to use sunlight to prevent local plants from (33)
• Previous programmes to provide greenhouses were (34)

New greenhouse

Meets criteria for sustainability
• Simple and (35) to build
• Made mainly from local materials (mud or stone for the walls, wood and (36) for the roof)
• Building and maintenance done by local craftsmen
• Runs solely on (37) energy
• Only families who have a suitable (38) can own one

• Long side faces South
• Strong polythene cover
• Inner (39) are painted black or white

Social benefits
• Owners’ status is improved
• Rural (40) have greater opportunities
• More children are educated

1. terminal
2. Pantera
3. east
4. 07765328411
5. hotel (restaurant)
6. raincoat
7. (walking) shoes
8. mountain lives
9. chocolate(s)
10. calendar
11. C
12. B
13. A
14. A
15. C
16. B
17. F
18. B
19. D
20. E
21. A
22. D
23. B
24. E
25. B
26. C
27. C
28. B
29. D
30. F
31. rainfall
32. air
33. freezing
34. unsuccessful
35. cheap/ inexpensive
36. grass
37. solar
38. location
39. walls
40. women

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